Articles by: Pierre Hart

3D Printing Material Spotlight: Stratasys FDM Nylon 12

There has been recent interest in the Stratasys Nylon 12 3D Printing material. To showcase some of the features of this great product, we have put together Nylon 12 FAQ, usage tips and best practices information. Continue reading to learn more about this innovative material. What…

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3D Printed Winter Wonderland: The Snowflake Challenge

Last month for the company tree decorating ceremony the designers and architects at DIALOG DESIGN in Calgary, Alberta were given a challenge to create unique custom designed snowflakes – a Snowflake Challenge. The results were remarkable and resulted in a wide variety of spectacular designs….

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Coring 3D printed parts to improve thermal stability & reduce material cost

A critical aspect of designing an injection molded part is maintaining a constant wall thickness throughout the part. This eliminates issues such as sink, warping, shrink, voids and a whole host of other unpleasant issues. To create a constant wall thickness a process called coring…

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Using Pogo Pins to Add Electrical Connectivity to Your 3D Printed Fixtures

Do you require electrical contact functionality in your 3D printed test fixtures and parts? Consider using Pogo pins! Pogo pins are spring loaded probes that can be pressed into a hole to connect two PCB boards together or to allow electrical connection to any component with a…

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Stratasys PolyJet Materials: Important recycling and disposal changes

PolyJet photopolymers offer an astonishing level of detail and final-product realism that surpasses all other 3D printing technologies. With chameleon-like ability to simulate clear, flexible and rigid materials and engineering plastics – and even combine multiple material properties into one mode – your prototype could…

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